CVE-2009-1890

NameCVE-2009-1890
DescriptionThe stream_reqbody_cl function in mod_proxy_http.c in the mod_proxy module in the Apache HTTP Server before 2.3.3, when a reverse proxy is configured, does not properly handle an amount of streamed data that exceeds the Content-Length value, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via crafted requests.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1834-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs536718
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
apache2 (PTS)squeeze2.2.16-6+squeeze12fixed
squeeze (security)2.2.16-6+squeeze11fixed
squeeze (lts)2.2.16-6+squeeze14fixed
wheezy2.2.22-13+deb7u4fixed
wheezy (security)2.2.22-13+deb7u3fixed
jessie, sid2.4.10-10fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
apache2source(unstable)2.2.11-7medium536718
apache2sourceetch2.2.3-4+etch9highDSA-1834-1
apache2sourcelenny2.2.9-10+lenny4high

Notes

[etch] - apache2 <not-affected> (bug introduced in 2.2.5)

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